The Journalhttp://www.nujournal.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:25:14 EDTFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:25:14 EDT deputy speaks in New Ulm during Minnesota Manufacturers Week photo by Clay Schuldt Jeremy Hanson Willis, deputy commissioner of Workforce Development for the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, spoke at a lunch presentation at the Holiday Inn on Thursday.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTFarmers cope with low prices COUNTY - As many farmers harvest their crops these days and nights, a University of Minnesota Extension Service Educator said the weather is conducive to field work and LP demand is down from a year ago.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTPark entrance road, access site closed - Minnecon Park Entrance Road and Public Water Access Site is closed for re-construction work on the boat landing, parking lot and entrance road. Access to the Minnesota River is available in Riverside Park.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTBertrang updates board on complexities of planning new building with needs of students ULM - Planning for a new high school and remodeling existing schools is about more than just construction, Superintendent Jeff Bertrang told the District 88 School Board on Thursday night.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTAuthor of 'The Life We Bury' combines roles as criminal defense attorney, writer ULM - Allen Eskens, author of the mystery novel "The Life We Bury"shared his journey to becoming a published writer at a program Thursday at the New Ulm Public Library. "The Life We Bury" is Eskens' first nove.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT